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Donna Cartmell (Little Gigglers Childminding)

My husband and I endeavour to provide a caring & fun environment for children to learn and develop as individuals, I have been an Ofsted Registered childminder for 13 years & Graeme for 10, our daughters Katie & Megan are also a fully registered assistants with relevant first aid and safeguarding training. We have been graded as 'Outstanding' in our lastest 2 inspections. We deliver the early years foundation stage and offer the 15 & 30 funded hours  for 2, 3 & 4 year olds. Our playroom is light, airy & spacious & inclusive for all children and leads off to the part patio, part grassed & decked garden and play house.  We have many various age appropropriate toys and resources and children can choose  activities including arts, crafts, baking, stories, nursery rhymes, sand, water out door play in the play house and trips to local amenities.  We also have our own children allotment, children and dig, play in the mud kitchen area, help plant and water and learn about growth and decay first hand.   We have quiet areas for children to relax, read and take a nap.  We work closely with other childminders in Thornaby & Ingleby Childminding group we support one another to offer the children social outing opportunities, many joint fund raising events such as Bernardo’s big toddles, Red Nose Day and other annual get togethers for parents and children Eg. Christmas parties. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Donna
Contact Position
Childminder
Telephone
01642 760404
07831 445555
07785 112512
E-mail
littlegigglers@mail.com

Where to go

Address
Ingleby Barwick
Stockton-on-Tees

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£37.00 Per day
£18.00 Before & After school
£26.00 Half day
£6.50 Before school
£12.00 After school
£6.00 Per hour

Availability

Age Ranges
From 0 years 0 months to 10 years

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Emotional needs
ADHD
Dyspraxia
Special needs
Autism spectrum
Learning difficulties
Social development impairment
Behaviour Problems
Asphergers
Exzema
Asthma
Hearing Impairment

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
We have experience of milk/ dairy allergies, lactose intolerant, vegetarian diet & many with particular likes and dislikes!

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
We respect all cultures and happily work in partnership with parents to meet individual needs.

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
No
Date updated
01/04/2019

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Intending to provide 30 hours entitlement
Yes

Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30 17:30
Tuesday 07:30 17:30
Wednesday 07:30 17:30
Thursday 07:30 17:30
Friday 07:30 16:30

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
Ingleby Mill Primary School
Barley Fields Primary School
Details
We also cover Yarm preparatory School & nursery 5 days per week.

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY309061
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

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